|Introducing Edith Head's Designs For Women's U.S. Coast Guard Uniform - U.S. Coast Guard|
In 1974, legendary Hollywood fashion designer Edith Head was asked to design a new uniform for female members of the Coast Guard. This video, probably from 1975, unveils the new designs. More info: Women Find Favor with Coast Guard Fashion PDF by Olivia Smith, Intern. U.S. Coast Guard Historian's Office.26-884 Composition Of CG Women's New Uniform, National Archives Identifier: 6836
Keywords: USCG; United States. -- Coast Guard -- Women's Reserve; US Coast Guard; United States. -- Coast Guard -- Uniforms; Military uniforms; United States. -- Coast Guard -- History; Head, Edith; 1975
|The Real Miss America - RKO Pathe|
1952 RKO Pathe recruiting newsreel for women, produced for the DOD. "'The Real Miss America is interesting, moving and highly effectual . . . Should prove most helpful in informing the public of the need for women in service.'" —ANNA M. ROSENBERG, Assistant Secretary Of Defense Narrated by Henry Fonda and written by Robert E. Sherwood (Oscar, Best Years of Our Lives). As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these fi...
Keywords: United States. -- Coast Guard -- Women; Cold War; United States. -- Army -- Women's Army Corps; Korean War, 1950-1953; United States. -- Navy -- Women; United States. -- Air Force -- Women; United States. -- Marine Corps -- Women
|Italian Islands First To Fall As Invasion Begins 1943 - United Newsreels|
United Newsreel from 1943. Description at the National Archives: "Part 1, allied planes bomb Pantelleria Island.Part 2, Gens. de Gaulle and Giraud inspect French troops in North Africa. Giraud decorates Gen. Eisenhower.Part 3, U.S. farmers sow potatoes. Part 4, Hindus gather for a religious ceremony in India.Part 5, shows work on the "Big Inch" pipe line. Part 6, Greece receives a lend-lease destroyer in Washington, D.C...
Keywords: Newsreel; WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy; US Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy -- Sicily; United States. Army; United States. Navy; United States. -- Naval Reserve -- Women's Reserve; Gaulle, Charles De, 1890-1970; Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975; United States. -- Coast Guard -- Women's Reserve; Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969; United States. -- Marine Corps Women's Reserve; Giraud, Henri, 1879-1949; Castillo, Ramón S, 1873 – 1944